Matt Crafton has a chance Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway to wrap up the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title a week early. For the veteran driver, who has led the truck standings since mid-April, early can't come soon enough.
Despite enjoying an amazing season highlighted by a win at Kansas Speedway and 18 top-10 finishes in 20 races, Crafton is ready for the curtain to fall on 2013. He's simply tired of sweating the possibility that something could go wrong and cost him an almost certain championship at the last minute.
"As bad as this might sound, I'm ready for this season to be over," the driver of the No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota said. "As good as it has been, I'm ready for it to end so I can sleep a little bit better at night and not have anything else to worry about."
With a little bit of good fortune - something Crafton has had no shortage of this season - he will clinch the title at Phoenix and be able to sleep well heading into the season finale at Ho...